Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 23, 2023 — Juventus Academy Abu Dhabi held friendly matches on 17 March 2023 at the New York University Falcon Pitch, Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) on Saadiyat Island, as part of the academy’s "family day" celebrations. The event saw friendly matches taking place between multiple teams across age leagues from the Juventus Academy Zayed Cricket Stadium, Khalifa A – Koora Sports, Al Reem Island, and NYU Pitch branches.
Adding to the prestige of the event, the exclusive tournament was attended by multiple VIPs including Italian Ambassador Lorenzo Fanara, Ahmed Rahma Al Masaood, President of Juventus Academy Abu Dhabi, Salah Adib, CEO of Juventus Academy Abu Dhabi, along with prominent figures in the industry including Juventus Legend Andrea Barzagli, Davide Fornaca, Juventus Academy Manager, and Martino Rimoldi, International business development manager at Juventus Academy.
The event also included interactive activities for children and families, providing a great opportunity for the Italian community and members of the Juventus fan club in the nation’s capital to come together and enjoy a day of sports and entertainment.
With a five-year presence in Abu Dhabi, Juventus Academy's branch at New York University Abu Dhabi was set up in early 2022, and along with the Academy’s other branches in the capital in Koora Sports, Al Reem Island and Zayed Cricket Stadium in Khalifa City, provides world-class coaching programmes and training platforms designed and implemented by Italy's most renowned and Juventus-approved coaches.